Large library with tens of thousands of e-books, as well as newspapers and magazines.
Online access via Wi-Fi.
Separate capacitive color touch-screen pad for navigation.
A virtual keyboard for notes and annotations.
2GB of internal memory.
Secondary color touch screen improves navigation.
MicroSD card expansion.
EPub compatibility for reading free Google Books or library e-books.
Though performance has been significantly improved with firmware upgrades.
The device could still be zippier.
No protective carrying case included.
Color LCD appears to have a significant impact on battery life.
In-store reading and loaning capabilities.
The virtual keyboard is difficult to type upon and responds slowly.
Free in-store reading limited to one hour.
No text or Word file support.
Web browser only works on Wi-Fi.
Can't create collections or folders to organize books.
Navigation and control could be more intuitive.
Not as ergonomic as Kindle.
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